Griner leads Baylor to 19th win in a row

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LINCOLN, Neb. --- Brittney Griner scored 23 points to lead three Baylor players in double figures and the top-ranked Lady Bears won their 19th consecutive game with a 69-45 victory over Nebraska on Wednesday night.

Odyssey Sims had 14 points and Brooklyn Pope added 12 while Destiny Williams had nine rebounds.

Lindsey Moore scored 18 points and Jordan Hooper 14 for the Cornhuskers.

Baylor (22-1, 9-0 Big 12) came in outscoring opponents by an average of 30 points a game. Nebraska (12-7, 2-7), which has lost five of six games, had only nine players in uniform because of injuries.

NO. 6 TEXAS A&M 82, NO. 14 OKLAHOMA 71

In College Station, Texas, Danielle Adams shook off early foul trouble to finish with 30 points and 13 rebounds for Texas A&M.

The Aggies (20-2, 8-1 Big 12) never trailed and had built a 19-point lead with nine minutes left in the first half.

Texas A&M led by 22 points with about four minutes remaining before Oklahoma (17-6, 7-3) scored eight straight points to cut the lead to 84-70 with about 21/2 minutes left. The Aggies quickly responded and coach Gary Blair took out his starters soon after that.

NO. 7 XAVIER 79, RICHMOND 57

In Richmond, Va., Ta'Shia Phillips had 21 points and 15 rebounds and Xavier opened the second half with a 20-2 run.

Tyeashe Moss added 21 points for the Musketeers (20-2, 9-0 Atlantic 10), who won their 10th in a row since suffering consecutive late-December losses against No. 5 Duke and No. 3 Stanford. Xavier also has won seven in a row against the Spiders.

KANSAS 86, NO. 22 IOWA STATE 85 (OT)

In Lawrence, Kan., Carolyn Davis scored 31 points, including the winning basket with 2.7 seconds left, to give Kansas (16-8, 3-7 Big 12) the upset win. Davis had 20 points in the second half with eight rebounds.

Iowa State (16-7, 4-5) led by three with 42 seconds left in overtime, but Davis had two free throws and the winner.


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